Top US universities offering MS in VLSI

Published On: 18 Oct 2012

 | Last Updated On: 18 Oct 2012

If you are one of those Electrical and Electronics Engineering (EEE) or Electronics and Communications Engineering (ECE) student aspiring to secure a master’s degree in a different specialization apart from the routine courses, VLSI or Very-Large-Scale –Integration can be an interesting choice.  VLSI, which emerged in the 1970’s during the development of communication technologies and semiconductor is the process of creating integrated circuits by combining thousands of transistors into a single chip. In fact, VLSI, offered usually as a specialization in Electrical Engineering (MS in EE) or Electrical and Computer Engineering (MS in ECE) is one of the trending courses in the US schools.

Some of the top US universities offering MS in VLSI are listed below:

Arizona State University:

Arizona State University (ASU) established in 1885, is a public and coeducation university. The university offers its training to more than 70,440 students. ASU offers more than 250 academic undergraduate programs and majors taught by expert faculty from highly ranked colleges and schools.
Academic programs at ASU are ranked among the best in the nation. Annual college rankings by U.S. News and World Report placed ASU's undergraduate engineering programs in the top 10 percent of all undergraduate engineering programs in the nation. Business, education, public affairs, design and arts programs at ASU were rated in the top 25 percent.

Boston University:

Boston University (BU) established in 1839, is a private research university located in Boston, Massachusetts. With more than 4,000 faculty members and more than 31,000 students, Boston University is one of the largest private universities in the United States and one of Boston's largest employers. The university is affiliated with the United Methodist Church. BU is a member of the Boston Consortium for Higher Education. The university offers bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, doctoral degrees, medical and dental degrees through 18 schools and colleges on two urban campuses.

Carnegie Mellon University:

Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) was established in 1900 by industrialist and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie, Carnegie Mellon University has focused on finding real solutions to the problems facing society. It is a global coeducational research university with more than 11,000 students, 88,800 alumni, 5,000 faculty and staff. Carnegie Mellon's more than 9,000 undergraduate and graduate students pursue specialty programs that consistently rank among the best in the country and applications for undergraduate admission continue to rise annually.

 Case Western Reserve University:

Case Western Reserve University was established in 1826 as Western Reserve College. It is a private and coeducational research university. Over the years, the university developed strong liberal arts and professional programs. Case Western Reserve University aspires to be recognized internationally as an institution that imagines and influences the future. Each year, U.S. News and World Report rank the nation's top universities and graduate programs. Each year, Case Western Reserve University earns its spot among the country's best colleges.

Clemson University:

Clemson University established in 1889, is a public coeducation college. Clemson University offers countless opportunities for students, faculty and community members to participate in decades of tradition, improve quality of life for their surrounding communities and pursue academic challenges. Ranked as the 25th best national public university by U.S.News and World Report, Clemson is a vibrant student-centered community that thrives on leadership, collaboration and a winning spirit in academics, athletics and life.
To become one of the country’s top-tier research universities, Clemson University has combined the scientific and technological horsepower of a major research university with the academic and social environment of a small college.

Columbia University:

Columbia University (CU) established in 1754 by George II of Great Britain, which was then known as the King's College and later in 1784 was renamed to Columbia University. The University is a private, coeducational institution. The University comprises of twenty schools. The University is also affiliated to the Barnard College, Union Theological Seminary & the Teacher's College and it also administers the Pulitzer Prize. Nearly, 5,888 students get enrolled every year here.

Duke University:

Duke University (DU) established in 1838, is a private coeducational institution. The university was founded by Methodists and Quakers in the city of Trinity. The university has been ranked as the 14th by QS World University Rankings of 2010.  Duke University has about 13,000 undergraduate and graduate students and a world-class faculty helping to expand the frontiers of knowledge. The university has a strong commitment to applying knowledge in service to society, both near its North Carolina campus and around the world.

These institutions are the most reputed in the US and obtaining your master’s degree from these institutions will be of added value to the degree obtained

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